Senior Commercial Officer

  • Location

    Crawley, West Sussex

  • Sector:

    Aerospace Project Management

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  • Contact:

    Janet Mottram

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Duration:

    9 Months

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Job Description Senior Commercial Officer


  • Serve as a focal point of contact for customers on all contractual matters and establish an effective customer relationship
  • Generate commercial proposals in accordance with the agreed strategy and customer requirement
  • Assist Bid Managers in generating proposal documentation (e.g. statements of work and risk registers)
  • Undertake commercial reviews of proposal documents
  • Ensure that proposals to customers are priced and approved in accordance with company procedures
  • Prepare and/or review non-disclosure agreements and purchase orders/contracts
  • Manage invoicing of sums due under contracts
  • Prepare and negotiate new contracts and amendments to existing contracts and arrange for their approval
  • Identify potential liabilities, risks, issues and disputes and produce mitigation plans
  • Maintain contractual records and documentation
  • Preparation of Commercial inputs to programme reviews and reports


  • Displays passion, energy, drive, agility and resilience in achieving work-related goals under challenging circumstances
  • Ability to interface well at all levels including internally and externally with customers, partners and suppliers
  • Professional approach and attitude to colleagues and customers
  • Flexible and open to change
  • Effective communicator
  • Willingness to learn and take on challenges
  • Proactive and enthusiastic with a 'can do' attitude

Skills & Experience

  • Computer literate in standard office based tools
  • High standard of English - good standard of Mathematics
  • Experience of contract formation - knowledge of UK MoD Contracting beneficial but not essential

Recognising the RESTRICTED nature of the work, suitable candidates will be SC cleared or eligible for this level of clearance.